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Children's Hospital Association: 10 Effective Ways to Engage with Schools

Health care and education are integral to healthy outcomes for children and adolescents. Research shows that healthy students do better in school, and academic success bears a lifetime of health benefits.

Given the depth and breadth of their resources, community partnerships, and connection with children and families, children’s hospitals are uniquely positioned to help children achieve better health and academic outcomes. Here are 10 ways hospitals are enhancing school partnerships.

6. Creating healthy school environments

Children’s Mercy’s environmental health team collaborated with a local school district to develop a program to address potential environmental concerns before they become health hazards. Over the years, the program has evolved to address three primary areas: room environments, education and training, and policy and planning.


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Children's Hospital Association: Creating Healthy School Environments